eRowz is a company based in the Enghien region. The company has grown strongly over the past 2 years. The team is now made up of 25 employees with an average age of 30. It is a Walloon search engine partner of the biggest names on the Internet like Amazon or eBay.
What does eRowz do?
Individuals bring millions of products, cars and homes online every day. At eRowz we make sure that these offers from all over the world are put together on one website. We bring together 300 million listings from 120 different ad sites in more than 20 countries.
This data is aggregated, analyzed and compared to enable users to buy at the best price. All this is done thanks to the algorithm developed by the company and its employees. Continued lines will help you know more about eRowz.
eRowz was created in 2011, it will be active in around 40 countries by the end of the year. Its turnover should greatly exceed 2 million euros, it will have quadrupled in 4 years, knowing that the company has been profitable since its creation. It employs 17 people in Enghien but does not intend to stop there, new recruitments are planned.
Interest for the Internet user
he no longer has to walk around several sites every day to check if there are new ads corresponding to his expectations. "This is where all the innovation and complexity of our solution lies," explains Vincent Vandegans, technical manager of eRowz. It may seem simple when we talk about aggregation, but in fact, it's extremely complicated.
500 million classified ads that are stored in the database, which change every month. That represents a lot of things, we talk about 'big data' to process and analyze all this data which, at the base, is unstructured since it come from heterogeneous sources that we bring together. "